Normocomplementemic Urticarial Vasculitis: An Unusual Presentation

Indian J Dermatol. 2020 May-Jun;65(3):208-210. doi: 10.4103/ijd.IJD_227_18.


Urticarial vasculitis (UV) is a form of cutaneous vasculitis which lasts for >24 h. Clinically, the patients present with erythema and wheals. The level of complement decides the type of UV. This is a case of a middle-aged lady, who developed vesiculobullous lesion over her leg after trekking. She was diagnosed to have normocomplementemic UV. Bullous presentation of UV is a rare scenario.

Keywords: Complement; cutaneous vasculitis; leukocytoclastic vasculitis; urticaria.

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  • Case Reports